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Science fiction drama by David Lemon set in a near-future Britain.
🔗 Using to help look off the dot.
🔗 So now I'm going to have to go down there
🔗 and leave him to run everything by himself.
🔗 A man who can't remember to shut the hens in at night who thinks ten A.M.
🔗 Is an EARLY START.
🔗 Rather put all his energy into chasing good than into protecting our livelihood X.
🔗 I'm sorry. You know if that's how you feel.
🔗 I honestly thought seen
🔗 that that's my brother could stick to his feckless sees our good
🔗 and totally narcissistic. But he's still my brother.
🔗 To some reason I thought that would matter.
🔗 Yes well obviously but when he called me even put his own father before him self.
🔗 Well it's made me realize just how self-serving he is.
🔗 God help any woman who wants a relationship with him.
🔗 Why do you say that he's clearly not capable.
🔗 Look at the trail of broken homes he left behind the brick sack no.
🔗 I knew the two of you bang heads sometimes that.
🔗 I didn't you know he had quite a child there with him you know him.
🔗 Maybe often not want to admit it till now.
🔗 I wanted to except what staring me in the face.
🔗 Steer you to anyone knows to be it would be you. He's a leech.
🔗 On idle. Conceited unscrupulous leech.
🔗 I can't see the point pretending otherwise.
🔗 and tonight.
🔗 Rob makes a last minute decision which may not surprise you very much.
🔗 The delimiters makes this afternoon and then a three o'clock P.
🔗 To Gibson the panel visit the West Dean to the Fiesta near Chichester to cognise
🔗 Question Time tomorrow.
🔗 Noon you can hear the second about dramas about the Clintons.
🔗 It's nine hundred ninety five hundred President Bill Clinton's business dealings in
🔗 the failed Whitewater property scheme are under investigation.
🔗 The Clintons tomorrow afternoon at two thirty here on Radio four.
🔗 But now a science fiction drama by David Lemmon second in Britain forty years from
🔗 now following the collapse of the information age.
🔗 George and his granddaughter Chloe are attempting to flee a chaotic
🔗 and economically desperate land.
🔗 People of Britain. I'm not going to tell you that these are difficult.
🔗 Yes of food and electricity experts claim
🔗 that the so-called tipping point for climate change our policy leading to white
🔗 spread of flooding of what's been described as crop failure or the one thing
🔗 that could never sing is our next from oil embargo for the next leg of my tongue.
🔗 So please stay with no luck.
🔗 We believe mom trying to use the time for my little bit.
🔗 I'm on the platform right now and everyone's trying to get home but
🔗 that comment box trained how to be OK.
🔗 Nicole they've found a way of pulling out all the you
🔗 see them out and then one morning.
🔗 Nothing. No more bad news. No news at all.
🔗 T.V. The web social media all snuffed out.
🔗 That was seventeen years ago she was tiny.
🔗 Believe me born after what happened.
🔗 I thought I would be the one looking after her.
🔗 Shows how much I know random.
🔗 Grandad's. Well yeah they are way up hang on.
🔗 One shouldn't really hide to post what.
🔗 It's not like we're coming back
🔗 and I second the way I've gone through hell breaks lose
🔗 most the difference lose lose jobs have.
🔗 Brave New World as such people
🔗 and it's hard to tell
🔗 why they call it a jungle of research
🔗 huge trolling with
🔗 low lifes we can explore we could but we won't.
🔗 Just go off for today doing in all the phone on my sites only I know
🔗 when you borrow and also they are neither when I ask in years.
🔗 Do you know where we can find Mitch. Everyone knows me. We need to find him.
🔗 Please if you're wasting your time now. It helps anyone here.
🔗 He's in a big shock on the se.
🔗 But be careful his whispering. Thank you. Yes.
🔗 I'm sorry I told him the phone. That's right.
🔗 Glad I was
🔗 for yours.
🔗 Let me get a taxi.
🔗 Somethin Peirce did and I she just we are here you let me guess the sugar daddy.
🔗 Oh sure. Get out. We had you can get across.
🔗 She just want to say
🔗 that they want to get taken.
🔗 But you know it is. Everyone wants to get across what makes you so special.
🔗 We can pay right.
🔗 So I said OK it's a classic how to use no scratch. You got that over there.
🔗 You know but I thought well then it's classic Ruth.
🔗 Now you'll doorstop a useless blob of top.
🔗 You can see a sales like.
🔗 This motherhood. Start with it. I wish them bring out the good stuff.
🔗 It's always got batteries double they never use no rust and what the ash.
🔗 I'll give you the. Well you do that. Use one finds.
🔗 And on and on and leave. OK come out early. Welcome on the ash.
🔗 Well we're going now.
🔗 Well if you want to stick it in and if you do a walk to the device.
🔗 Don't touch the soup
🔗 We're going
🔗 hit you in the culture to come to how we do except that one.
🔗 I don't know what are you.
🔗 Because of what's wrong with
🔗 shower in the fridge but you start out.
🔗 Maybe maybe not in the back seat. I get a lot of THANK YOU can't but thank you.
🔗 She's a parasite
🔗 just will go down.
🔗 I'm tired of them
🔗 but hopefully you can do a big deal to patch you count me right there is so easy.
🔗 Whether you can.
🔗 I'd like to hear they are born boy I sure hope you brought a life jacket
🔗 gives you a hand to
🔗 express it's just not I was called the.
🔗 God I knew how many other much you think she's let out here
🔗 is the catch is we're done with with her even anything left for a bright thought
🔗 trying to find.
🔗 Stupid to think we make ya know Fosco know we can do to
🔗 harm you good right. FACE.
🔗 First you know it's pitch black.
🔗 I'm here so I just know OK OK together
🔗 on three one two.
🔗 Yes that's
🔗 Oh yes yes they gave you a king
🔗 and never better. I guess nobody knew Snoop first.
🔗 you're right.
🔗 Yes. Remember that it's not about exactly
🔗 that made to work out of an old petrol station and demanded payment and socks.
🔗 I've been meaning to just find just as just a bit clipping on the way down.
🔗 I talk to people really drive cars through the cars roll on a train of touch
🔗 the phone. I know
🔗 but I like hearing it less you want to hear the stories about the people he went
🔗 down his mother came out with him and he's drove on to this big trade
🔗 and stayed in there was a whisky crew.
🔗 And if you didn't want to drive you could just take the train itself
🔗 and get out of God you know got to little
🔗 and Paris was old
🔗 but got a horrible falling apart sort of old like me it was ancient
🔗 youthful full of art and full of tourists.
🔗 You could be there and back the same day I thought we went all the time.
🔗 I wish we have pictures we do want to.
🔗 So was the last time we had spotted humane electricity.
🔗 So it was a new word for everything.
🔗 It doesn't matter what I call it so don't have any starting to figure out what they
🔗 look like that's Hey hey hey hey what you want to do when we get there.
🔗 I could murder a panel Shukla Why did we have on the water.
🔗 Maybe but the French would have found a way to keep the things
🔗 that matter cheese wine pastry to you
🔗 that you just wrapped so all types rats in packs No
🔗 that was definitely something which is
🔗 that the Chinese taught some of the same. From there.
🔗 We're not turning back to behind me this is all it's not.
🔗 Oh you have a zero or. We can't hear you.
🔗 You might want to take off that mask thing.
🔗 Well you know I don't like this are.
🔗 Going to and I you know her personally to wave that metal pole about right.
🔗 Sorry about that you can't be too careful. We've got all sorts down here.
🔗 We don't want any trouble. We just want to keep going.
🔗 Of course just as soon as you've had a cup of tea.
🔗 Can you know would kill me if I didn't invite you in what just step because the
🔗 play is going up play play play play about hate just going to hate hate hate hate
🔗 here we are Anyone who don't
🔗 know because God and
🔗 that your city we most certainly do almost comes here.
🔗 Here she is saying you brought this. That's all right I'm going to say nothing.
🔗 We're just passed I'm sure you can also something of that in the night again
🔗 but you know just one big nice P.C. Make you stop at home to Canada. Sorry my love.
🔗 I'll give you a hundred dollars come watch.
🔗 We should go take off food and stocks. Please.
🔗 So when we found a working mains outlet we thought why don't they.
🔗 We've everything we need right here food entertainment great company.
🔗 I wish I could say the same day.
🔗 And they've never been what you call some left if it's halfway.
🔗 If they've lived a white I go over to the lobster
🔗 and have to tell
🔗 you the best Shane knew that our have been friends.
🔗 They know that look at them that he. You know things like that apologize is fine.
🔗 I didn't know that's very nice of you but my wife has insulted you
🔗 and must apologize once sorry.
🔗 Please forgive me.
🔗 This is the Russia it's our pleasure to look there's nothing of you I was wondering
🔗 yes Kerry was such a pre-teen kid we talked of signing.
🔗 Well I don't you get much reception down here. Now you there's some photos on it.
🔗 I haven't seen them in yes.
🔗 Clearly it would be our pleasure to thank you.
🔗 Go to my noble work trying to say that things break over time and.
🔗 I just don't want you to be disappointed be mother to me. Yes.
🔗 You know you can stay as long as you'd like for thank you.
🔗 But more we have to press on them. Of course but you'll stay for T.V.
🔗 I mean we are still British.
🔗 It looks OK We're just trying right to take the lock off then go to the post I
🔗 remember. There. Sam pick up.
🔗 Oh that's lovely. Pam really hits the spot didn't tell you. Are you certain young.
🔗 Les to quip that I was going to say happy that you're already sent home.
🔗 I can see you get your love I like this one her in the green dress she like dresses
🔗 Terry. Not really it's the way she's lost that we slowed down the
🔗 and take whatever you like to your.
🔗 I mean not dresses on
🔗 that that's what you're into.
🔗 mean you can tell me who.
🔗 It's a damn dark time
🔗 and place how they managed to carry it down here is beyond me.
🔗 Hey do you know you might take this one grand
🔗 that we need to leave now.
🔗 Well I mean I need a week to this it wasn't a ten year old to become this
🔗 thing to me he thought hey don't wait around to find out. Let's just run for it.
🔗 You know pretty good call on why I left the
🔗 phone. George and I were we have to go.
🔗 Now what do you think without
🔗 to anything you know what we're doing what we've been posting long enough.
🔗 That's me on my way. But if you have a job you like but I think it's always safe.
🔗 There's a no no. Give me back problem.
🔗 Give me my phone calls. Just as soon as you drop your take.
🔗 You raise her child
🔗 your limits will pull you will start back your K
🔗 Yeah so far over.
🔗 Into this you did
🔗 but it was not to be the queen all it was to be
🔗 How could you let them get away from
🔗 all the be on the if you couldn't you won't make it loving
🔗 I'm think it's nice to have sex.
🔗 How much.
🔗 me about that T.V. Program. Again. Again.
🔗 OK Well there was this news report showing
🔗 how they built all this they drilled down deep an average of fifty
🔗 meters below the sea bed he said How much would yours above us a lot
🔗 of both sides drilled drilled and dug
🔗 and dug until finally they met in the middle and when they broke through.
🔗 They shook hands and swapped tracks. Why.
🔗 Well it was probably just for the cameras.
🔗 What they called a symbolic gesture
🔗 but there they were the two sides meeting for the first time you know
🔗 that for I don't know it was a long time ago.
🔗 That there's something you need to know
🔗 them easier for those
🔗 of us thank God than can you help us where you
🔗 are currently being better. I know it sounds a bit weird but a regular.
🔗 Shift of I've been down here so long I can't tell if I'm awake where very real.
🔗 I'm waiting. What I was wrong.
🔗 He's got he's been shot. He's bleeding. Well maybe he did Saturday.
🔗 It's the uniform with me I'm not one of them. Not anymore.
🔗 I'm sorry
🔗 but I don't care she means it at least I'm much older than her clothes.
🔗 We have to help give me one reason why we should.
🔗 Your mom would want.
🔗 What is truly taking he's not on the easy path I'm not OK.
🔗 So I'm the one slowing us down now to show you one of the girls
🔗 can have a dessert bad for morale is not as bad as getting shot
🔗 and you definitely never saw as a parasite was living in a pipe
🔗 and I think I remember
🔗 that they must have heard the gunshots Well maybe I got lucky.
🔗 I don't suppose you clean water.
🔗 You know
🔗 but here are
🔗 a couple of schools in this world that you want to get
🔗 that make me think I'm going to head south about you to
🔗 my fair enough but there's this plea.
🔗 We none God rest her soul called it the cradle of civilization.
🔗 They've got so on and jobs
🔗 and they can still grow food like proper out of the ground.
🔗 So you're going to be a farmer. Why not.
🔗 I mean how hard can if they go stick a bunch of season the ground in which
🔗 her dad got
🔗 the weather awfully good for you when old here.
🔗 You know
🔗 got family out there now are you going to take me now with you. Time.
🔗 I'm sorry he was a total bird.
🔗 I had packed up while she was chasing the pair were looted with a baseball.
🔗 But I know my dad
🔗 or even though I were we think we don't know exactly where you live your work could
🔗 have said that we're looking for you. We were supposed to go together.
🔗 But you know I'm sure. Simon and doesn't want to hear about our problems. No you.
🔗 You're right there was a right to the station.
🔗 We got separated granted reckons it was one of the last trains to come through.
🔗 I was a baby so like our member.
🔗 Alex was so taught him it's not
🔗 that hard.
🔗 a blast stretching out into the dark from a distance it still looks weak
🔗 and shiny but as I get closer I can see the dirt
🔗 and neglect chloé rubs the gravel with a sleeve
🔗 or a stop a single word
🔗 spoken as if it held magical powers a couple even though he had
🔗 heard some of what escaped the metal here's a cool. We should look inside. Can we.
🔗 I don't know we should press on with they could be things we need. Medicine.
🔗 So someone would have taken them years ago
🔗 that we could take a look here just the neck is not withstanding military.
🔗 Nothing that they have these tiny bottles of alcohol.
🔗 Maybe they feel they
🔗 the word go.
🔗 This Well I have a couple of bogus Lawyer Well I think he's right about this one is
🔗 trying to sue me.
🔗 Oh I have enjoyed that.
🔗 Hang on I'll get something to dress up because it's one of those whiskey
🔗 catch a take it easy.
🔗 We know when I have to carry you out.
🔗 has there are six of us blind drunk hiding in this tiny toilet from the ticket
🔗 inspector It was only when he's right outside that we realize
🔗 that no one abode unlock the door slides open
🔗 and he just looks at the soul then in a voice dripping with content to just so is
🔗 included closes the door moves off
🔗 to talk Chloe that story.
🔗 A hundred times been a while since anyone laughter the kids who are she said she
🔗 was checking for supplies.
🔗 Has Been a while to look at you stay put this in
🔗 silence and then we don't know each other but if something happened
🔗 that he would be fine here but just trying to look after her place course.
🔗 To get in there.
🔗 She has been going to well I should maybe she is here right.
🔗 First so I would as it was fine
🔗 but we do have a problem you see your emergency.
🔗 Was that seat is mine. Don't be ridiculous mother is right.
🔗 I'm sick of being pushed around by people who think they can do whatever they like
🔗 it's OK
🔗 and who are you to tell me what to do the
🔗 man pointing a gun that he took a.
🔗 Move up or down. OK.
🔗 That's just come to peace now.
🔗 I'd love to send you all on your way but I can see you help yourself to my drink.
🔗 We didn't. That's OK
🔗 but I will have to charge something if you reach into my bag you know if I don't
🔗 use tablets and some batteries in the top.
🔗 You're welcome to your seat I'll just take the go
🔗 take up space is make
🔗 new rule
🔗 in. Don't tell me about the street tied up.
🔗 city B. Of called if you take me.
🔗 To escape was to quiet
🔗 but clearly
🔗 down there.
🔗 That's how I put it down
🔗 but it's a story.
🔗 They said if if I did them a favor.
🔗 They'd let me call a favor the please put the gun down
🔗 and tell me what they've done with Chloe.
🔗 He's got you know who has jaw teller on the train he runs things
🔗 just close your eyes you don't have to do this please
🔗 listen to me this is something you do you know make things
🔗 I did to get here with my head cold then shaking.
🔗 He's going to he's actually going to test come up
🔗 Well I think the Jets on the show myself
🔗 and we're
🔗 in a metal shed that stinks a cigarette cement.
🔗 He's on the phone a real working sign with a Y.
🔗 Coming out of here tell your client that she's sixteen
🔗 and the fifty B.N.
🔗 Here is the driven he's turning away.
🔗 Should I run.
🔗 Well when I buy the logic. Or I'll give you that.
🔗 If you want some
🔗 makes you feel well. He makes you feel.
🔗 Oh and there's wine programs
🔗 and stuff in bottles. Press and Joe.
🔗 And you want. Well as a kind of really give you a new name anyway.
🔗 I can see your ad Murray my collection go. Pick one up.
🔗 But you think it's stupid.
🔗 OK ROCK. Zack is a fossil. They all know.
🔗 The engine remains a priest or a creature is found on the very spot.
🔗 We're standing.
🔗 There we're holding is nearly a million years old because there's a fortune.
🔗 It was here before us and it'll be here home after we've gone.
🔗 Creature was it then I. Fish or something.
🔗 Dress looks nice on you. Nice color.
🔗 What you call it you know if someone pays you complement.
🔗 You're supposed to thank them. Thank you.
🔗 Give you get out of Kenny's and Pam.
🔗 Well you have this deal you say they get sparks for their little tea parties
🔗 and we get the people.
🔗 But the ones we're getting you know
🔗 that dress with the local NAACP better if you want baring it over those old jeans
🔗 with tags and photos
🔗 and normally I suggest a bit of lipstick but my client likes.
🔗 And fresh like where is he.
🔗 You know you have this way of really killing the maid.
🔗 Where are my manners. You young lady need a drink.
🔗 Company to let you have a gun and only had one
🔗 but her second army base has about a friend.
🔗 Well not friend but he's not up he will not
🔗 and doesn't matter to make sure
🔗 people have more ash doesn't that bring us.
🔗 I'd like some wine please.
🔗 That's more like it. Oh hang on.
🔗 No there's still time to time before work. You don't need to worry.
🔗 I'll look after you.
🔗 As is what I've been saving
🔗 this time of quietly
🔗 stop shaking you idiot.
🔗 It's apparently a cheeky little oh yes oh what was said
🔗 he ancient remains of a prehistoric creature.
🔗 He'll never make it.
🔗 Oh no
🔗 it's me I don't go
🔗 call on.
🔗 Simon presses Joe's gun into places back before
🔗 right by the too drunk or stoned to care. Chloe looks calm.
🔗 Cold. If we've been a second later which is killed.
🔗 And then we deserve it but what would
🔗 that do to try to imagine the normal wonderful life she should have had.
🔗 Even me as different to each other.
🔗 They found simple common.
🔗 Targets of what you guys talk of you think you know I just
🔗 that good dodge be alright
🔗 I guess it's all right. Knowing some time.
🔗 Why don't stinky cheese won't kill someone.
🔗 Oh he's
🔗 they knew he was a sergeant the tunnel.
🔗 Did they know people were down here is that why they flooded it.
🔗 Maybe he truly
🔗 making us drink.
🔗 Shame there or seen you in a dress before I knew never
🔗 when I gave this.
🔗 To God what no no it's good to hear it
🔗 which is
🔗 that some sort of bird bought things but
🔗 that was I was no one to the countryside.
🔗 Even when there was countryside around my last part.
🔗 He looks almost like probably old
🔗 I want to help him by now he'd hate that.
🔗 We walk up together up towards the light
🔗 Nitro story from second glance it looks like tobe the same marshland
🔗 and half submerged buildings. And their path leads up to wooded high ground.
🔗 Chloe just as she disappointed because it was a
🔗 trip where Harry. Which even had Harry.
🔗 I satisfied.
🔗 I just need a second to Grandad
🔗 Slowing it down to just needs read as an orgasm just to say I said no.
🔗 Sorry. But he's a wife.
🔗 Only if you if he's broken. It's OK.
🔗 He said that.
🔗 Was supposed to be
🔗 that this was meant to look after you if you have a high school.
🔗 Well we hear of it now and laugh. You need to go in with him.
🔗 All right and.
🔗 Put your mum and dad going to say
🔗 when I turn up without you know I will awaken to you being back to them find
🔗 someone who saw your father just stop please.
🔗 I'm so sorry.
🔗 So can I know it really is that night
🔗 when you're in your parents try to leave a light.
🔗 Jimmy can tell you when you were little and. You got older.
🔗 But never the right time to tell me was.
🔗 That to understand. It was so crowded.
🔗 More crowded than any of the sounds of the jungle. You couldn't move.
🔗 The train pulled of everyone scrambling to get on treading with each other.
🔗 Your mom fell.
🔗 Your dad tried to help but he got pushed down river you was behind.
🔗 Slowing them down as usual.
🔗 Shouted to everyone to to get back but they wouldn't listen.
🔗 But they made it across they they got across you said so many oh
🔗 kicking and punching before she.
🔗 You know my ship this tiny bundle into my arms.
🔗 You were touching that sound like a bit of
🔗 that ideal some of the crowd there were like a tidal wave.
🔗 I teach you lie to me just tell you so many times but it.
🔗 Just got harder and harder and you needed hope.
🔗 A reason to.
🔗 Hey come on.
🔗 She was like a twelve year old playing dress up twelve year old with a gun.
🔗 If you read it make you believe if we go.
🔗 You study electricity way KELLEY Yeah look at the photos in the photo because I'm
🔗 printing through food Propofol job for Grant citizens.
🔗 What do you speak useful white.
🔗 Besides what.
🔗 Rice is your me. Well what are you waiting for arrest me.
🔗 I myself am a great challenge of undermine your way of life was going to cause.
🔗 This so. Careful as you might.
🔗 All of you or anyone else you.
🔗 There's news as much as a follow up with a girl
🔗 will sing. It's like she's going to cry.
🔗 I think I'll stay here for a bit.
🔗 I can't stop mustn't stop. If I stop.
🔗 I'll think about
🔗 You want.
🔗 And I trust him. Can I trust anyone.
🔗 become a person just some of them are English
🔗 but types tend not to understand what it want to talk to anyone not yet we help in
🔗 pale way he waging and tough
🔗 and zealous Biazon Yes I trace our lead to his big man.
🔗 Sometimes I look over the side.
🔗 I can see most two ways in buildings
🔗 and procedural estate beneath us hills I was flying
🔗 and what the others talk about where we're going to use different names
🔗 Mesopotamia and Babylon and like a place in a story.
🔗 Maybe it is maybe it's gone moon he was never there in the first place.
🔗 We're getting there. I can feel it.
🔗 What you're so if we start a boy comes on boat tiny skinny.
🔗 Alone. I don't know what's your name.
🔗 I'm Kylie.
🔗 Have you seen a phone before.
🔗 And that's my mom and dad.
🔗 That's crazy to have one percent battery.
🔗 They say good night before they disappear
🔗 that I know I'll see them sitting in
🔗 the tunnel by David man George was paid by Jonathan Cohen.
🔗 So he was sure would you call him.
🔗 SIMON You know Granger and Joe James lady Kenny in the cap to.